- Member, NIE Staff Welfare Committee (NIE SWC)
- Chair, Public Relations Committee
Dr. Chung joined the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore as a member of the faculty in the field of sociology of sport in
2013. He initially joined the NIE/NTU as the first postdoctoral fellow for Physical Education and Sport Science (PESS), conducted a research
that was funded by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), and
also taught students as a part-time lecturer. Prior to joining the NIE/NTU, he had worked for the Seoul
National University of Education (SNUE) which is the national teacher preparation
institute in South Korea as an assistant head. During his time in SNUE, he won an excellent staff award from a president of SNUE. He used to be an assistant head of sociology of sport lab and a part-time lecturer at the Korea National Sport
University (KNSU), the national elite sports centered institute. He obtained his MSc and PhD at the Korea National Sport University in 2005 and 2009 respectively.
His work has focused on revealing the relationships of people who contribute to
the formation of social scientific knowledge in the realm of physical education and sports and the discourse structure surrounding the relationships. The research topics that
he has been publishing are the following five areas: (a) the contribution of sociological knowledge
to physical education and school sports; (b) archaeology and genealogy through the
lens of Michel Foucault; (c) the structure of sport policy discourse; (d) a history of the
present as to the mainstream discourse of physical education classes in public schools; (e) people's social behaviour on the media platforms. He was a secretary of the Korean Society for the Sociology of Sport (KSSS). He is currently an active member of the International Sociology of Sport Association (ISSA) and the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS), presents his research annually and has been invited to numerous international conferences.